Tag: Continental Airlines

It’s Official! United, Continental to Merge in $3.15B Stock Deal, “Let’s Fly Together”

New No. 1 airline to be based in Chicago, headed by Continental’s Smisek NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Continental Airlines and United Airlines parent UAL Corp. said Monday they would merge their operations in an all-stock deal that will create the…

Analysts Feel Timing is Right for Labor Groups at UAL/CAL

United-Continental Deal is Smooth Flying For Analysts Plenty of positives and little risk, which regulators are expected to back NEW YORK (MarketWatch) — Continental and United Airlines parent UAL Corp. are expected to announce a merger deal early next week,…

Continental, UAL Agree on Exchange Ratio

NEW YORK (Reuters) – Continental Airlines and United Airlines have ironed out the last remaining wrinkle in their merger talks, paving the way for a deal that would create the world’s largest carrier, two sources familiar with the matter said…

Houston Speaks Up: If Airlines Merge, Houston Best Site for Headquarters

By Patrick Oxford, chairman of the Greater Houston Partnership Houston Chronicle 04/28/10 Houston is a city of opportunity. We possess a can-do spirit that drives our civic, business and community leadership on big and small initiatives alike. Give us the…

United-Continental Merger Would Land in Chicago

Merger talks moving rapidly; US Airways ends discussions with United Chicago Tribune, April 22, 2010 Chicago would be headquarters to the largest airline in the world if United Airlines successfully consummates a deal with Continental Airlines. Where to base the world headquarters…

UAL, Continental Weigh No-Premium Stock Merger

Bloomberg, 04/22/10 UAL Corp.’s United Airlines and Continental Airlines Inc. are considering a stock-for-stock merger with no market premium, said two people with knowledge of the talks, creating a company valued at more than $6 billion. UAL Chief Executive Officer…

United Airlines Might Find Continental Would Make Better Spouse

Chicago Business, Crain’s 04/09/10 (Bloomberg) — Continental Airlines Inc. would make the best merger partner for United Airlines, creating the world’s largest carrier, should the pair restart talks that fizzled in 2008, analysts said. Executives at Continental started a review of…